- Rhymes: -aɪzə(ɹ)
apprizer (plural apprizers)
- An appraiser.
- (Scotland, law) A creditor for whom an appraisal is made.
- 1815 February 24, [Walter Scott], Guy Mannering; or, The Astrologer. […], volume (please specify |volume=I, II, or III), Edinburgh: […] James Ballantyne and Co. for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, […]; and Archibald Constable and Co., […], OCLC 742335644:
- The apprizer, therefore (as the holder of a mortgage was then called), entered upon possession, and, in the language of Hotspur, “came me cranking in”
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for apprizer in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913)